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Building Up
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Their corporate bosses have given them a dangerous job intended to fail - the building of the first small Space Elevator - but when they succeed at that task, they are transferred to another project, that of finishing building the first classical wheel-type Space Station in LEO - where they discover that it is a prison from where they are intended to never return. (1st in Jim Cline's sci fi saga)
1000 Historic Automobile Sites
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Worldwide bestseller! At last, a comprehensive reference book featuring 1000 of the world’s most interesting historic automobile sites for the auto enthusiast. Listed are names addresses, tel for: museums, collections, homes, birthplaces, factories, racing circuits, gas stations, Route 66, memorials, gravesites, curiosities, celebrity cars, racing cars, film cars, prototypes, models, worldwide.
Squawk 7700
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Squawk 7700 is a timely, eye opening, must read aviation autobiography. My personal experiences as an airline pilot and as acting first officer aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched into the Hudson River, I recommend Squawk 7700 for anyone interested in an aviation career, and mandatory reading for those who fly on our national airline system. Jeff Skiles, First Officer US Airways Flight 1549
F-35 Lightning II - Combat aircraft for the future
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This book presents to you the history behind the F-35 Lightning II, not to mention revealing previous unknown secrets and some of the technology found in the air fighter that will replace the F-16 and several other fighters. This book is indeed a golden pearl for aircraft enthusiasts!
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Automotive Intelligentsia 2009-2010 Sports Car Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
The Automotive Intelligentsia 2009-2010 Sports Car Guide spotlights 54 of the most coveted rides on the road. Full-length profiles place the reader firmly behind the wheel and chronicle each model’s heart-pounding performance, advanced technology and storied heritage, complete with full specifications.
All Buyers Are Liars: Exposing The Closely Guarded Secrets of Elite Car Sales Professionals
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010 by Bookshaker.com. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Have you ever wondered what separates the truly successful car salesmen (and women) from the rest? Are you curious to know the persuasive patter they use to successfully secure the sale? Are you wondering how they convince people to make the second largest purchase they are ever likely to make? Whether you're a sales professional yourself or a canny customer looking to get inside the minds of...
Save Gas, Save the Planet
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
People can save thousands of dollars, reduce their carbon footprint, and enjoy a better life. Every day, more people are riding clean, riding less, and riding together. Learn about new cars including electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and new cars with great mileage. Learn how people are taking new approaches to sharing gas misers and transportation.
Up the Airway
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Flying Destinations Pacific NW and BC. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Flying Coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Airports in British Columbia, along with Arctic destinations, are featured. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, and off-the-grid living. Written by a flight instructor with 7000 hours of flight experience.
History of Aviation Disasters: 1950 to 9/11
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 297,600. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Former federal airline safety inspector documents a half century of corruption and non-feasance that enabled to occur many of America's worst airline disasters, and particularly those resulting from terrorist acts.
How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.
Fernweh: A Trans Continental Motorcycle Adventure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
A motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America. Take a seat in a Russian banya, a Mongolian ger, or a campfire in the deserted pampas. Ride through icy deserts, over dizzying mountain passes, through swamps and endless forests. And more important than the places, meet the people that make a motorcycle trip the most memorable adventure of a lifetime.
Lovers take up less space - an alphabet guide to the Tube
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,700. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Alfie Dog Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A humorous review of the addictive misery of commuting on the London Underground. A blow by blow account of everything from how to find breathing space on a packed Tube train, to the psychological torture of your fellow passengers eating a fresh hot bag of chips and not passing them round. This book will open your eyes to experiences your senses have long since ignored in the interest of sanity.
How to Buy and Maintain a Used Car; For the Non-mechanical Person
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You will need only a flashlight, a bath towel and a box of Kleenex to buy your next used car! This book was written for people who are “non-mechanical”. It assumes the reader has no experience diagnosing, repairing or maintaining a car. A “step-by-step” checklist is included, which will make it simple to decide if a car is worth buying. Navigation controls. Updated: 6-14-2012
Legendy naszej motoryzacji - Polish Edition po polsku
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: Polish. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Wybierz się w pasjonującą podróż przez ponad 100 lat historii polskiej motoryzacji.
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
Echo of a Distant Planet
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Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
How would a distant alien intelligence contact earth? Shawna is an Air Force officer with remembrances of the future. Trapped in a structured military world, her unearthly memories persist for nearly three decades, culminating in a first contact message from the stars.
Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.00 from 1 review)
Deadly pirate attacks and a near collision with an oil tanker are just two of the dangers faced by the crews of today's container ships. 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day', is the story of life on the high seas, where real adventures still exist. The author recounts her adventures on the container ship Serenity River in this entertaining narrative travelogue.
Intelligent Vehicle Buyer's Manual: Version 2009
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This book was written to help the typical car buyer purchase the safest, well-suited vehicle for the buyer and his/her family at the best possible price and terms. We wrote this booklet to help level the informational playing field between today's vehicle buyers and sellers. A typical US vehicle buyer buys one new or used vehicle every four years.
Tracks and Horizons: 26 Countries on a Motorcycle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
In the 60's, Carlos Caggiani traveled to 26 countries on an old motorcycle with hardly a penny to his name. He suffered famine, intense weather, was chased by the FBI, was shot at in Bolivia, and even survived a serious accident. The experiences in this book demonstrate a human being's tenacity and triumph in the face of adversity.